Canada Housing Starts  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts decreased to 206.3 thousand units in July of 2018 from a downwardly revised 246.2 thousand units in June while markets had expected a softer decrease to 219.5 thousand units. Multiple urban starts fell by 20.3% to 136,231 units in July and single-detached urban starts decreased by 3.6% to 53,862 units. Also, urban starts declined by 16.2% to 190,093 units. Rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 16,221 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.45 Thousand units from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand units in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand units in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-06-08 12:15 PM Housing Starts 195.6K 216.8K 218K 210K
2018-07-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 248.1K 195.6K 210K 205.5K
2018-08-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 206K 248.1K 219.5K 229.4K
2018-09-06 12:15 PM Housing Starts 206K 185K
2018-10-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 230.5K
2018-11-06 01:15 PM Housing Starts 230.9K


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8091547.00 8279585.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 206.30 246.20 291.60 90.70 Thousand units [+]
Housing Index 103.20 103.10 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
206.30 246.20 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand units Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 206.30 Jul/18
France 35800.00 Jun/18
Japan -7.10 Jun/18
Russia 5.00 Jul/18
Spain 0.89 Mar/18
Turkey 6822.00 Mar/18
United Kingdom 39890.00 Mar/18
United States 1168.00 Jul/18


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